Sapa, nestled away in the mountainous region, Northwest of Hanoi, is a picturesque frontier town of Sapa.
With its high of 1,600 meters above sea level, Sapa offers all things you expect like a paradise on earth for all year round amazing cool and cold weather for those who love adventures like trekking or hiking through villages with stunning terraces, escape away from hot humid weather in the city meeting local people with colorful cultures of different minorities group of Black Hmong, Red Dao, Tay, Gay, Xapho…
Covered by mist or town in the cloud, this area was originally a hill station built during the French colony in 1922 for summer escapes from Hanoi
Sapa is one of Southeast Asia’s most popular attractive and unique stunning destinations.
Resting between Sapa Town and Fansipan Mountain, 3142 meters, is the majestic Muong Hoa Valley. Home to Sapa’s famous tiered rice paddy fields and charming local minority villages of Lai chai, Tavan, Giang Ta Chai, Ban Ho, Seo my Ty, Cat Cat, and Taphin …. this stunning area is a favorite area for trekking adventures and homestay experiences. Or hiking up to Ham Rong Mountain for an amazing panorama view of the town, valley, and mountain surroundings
If you like more adventurous -3142 meters above sea level, do hard trekking up the top of Indochina –Fansipan mountain, with local guides, porter as a cook too, enjoy local experiences of Camping on the way.
But another option for you to enjoy the great view and conquer the rooftop of Indochina, you can take Cable Car and then do hiking up by step to visit Pagoda, the giant Buddha.
Day tours from Sapa Town center visit some of the region’s famous mountain markets, including Bac Ha Sunday Market, Can Cau Saturday, and Coc Ly Tuesday Market. Both offer unique opportunities to meet Flower Hmong, Black Hmong, and Giay people among other ethnic groups where they come for selling local products and time for a meeting or looking for potential partners, boyfriends, or girlfriends ….
Accommodation: Sapa offers you all types of Hotel standards from Guest houses, Basic Homestay, and Bungalow to Luxury Hotels to Resorts. AVT Travel would provide the best service for you not only to indulge yourself but also amazing experiences
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For great real-life local experiences you should take a homestay in Tavan,Laochai Villages….
How to get there:
Recently newly built Hanoi-Lao Cai Highway means that bus transfers are now about six hours from Hanoi (shorter than the original nine-hour journey). This bus journey arrives at Sapa Town, where you will find most hotels.
By Train: Coming from Hanoi, the train takes about 9 hours to arrive at Lao Cai Station. From Lao Cai Station, shuttle buses will be waiting to take you the rest of the distance to Sapa –a trip that takes about an hour. The main appeal of a train journey to Sapa is an overnight train service, a popular means of transfer from central Hanoi.
Sapa is changeable weather, one day it can have 4 seasons, a morning like spring, noon like summer, afternoon like Autumn and evening like winter but you can come all year round you may be lucky!
The best times to travel to Sapa are March-May and September – November. You can have unduplicated experiences and different photos to show off your friends when visiting this town in different seasons:
Let’s come to have your great adventures in Sapa with AVT Travel!